Some of the coolest women in SF/F are moms

My newest at The Portalist lists 8 of my favorite moms of speculative fiction: These women come in many forms, from the women who raised us to the teachers and role models we’ve found in the world around us—even in fiction. While I couldn’t possibly fit them all on one list, here are eight genreContinue reading “Some of the coolest women in SF/F are moms”

Read my Q&A with Damian Duffy & John Jennings

My newest interview at Girls in Capes features Damian Duffy and John Jennings, the comic artists behind the graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Kindred. One of Butler’s greatest talents, in fact, is portraying those who are victims of violence and subjugation in a manner that portrays their full humanity. In Kindred, she does thisContinue reading “Read my Q&A with Damian Duffy & John Jennings”

My review of The Stars Are Legion is live now at Girls in Capes

I’m excited to share my newest review, which is live now at Girls in Capes: Legion is a wonderful book, and I did enjoy it for the way it made me think about the world, but it’s not a book to read if you’re looking specifically for better and more diverse types of romances. IfContinue reading “My review of The Stars Are Legion is live now at Girls in Capes”

Mur Lafferty’s SIX WAKES brings murder mystery to unkillable victims

My latest book review for Girls in Capes features Mur Lafferty’s new science fiction murder mystery: When Maria Arena’s next clone body wakes up, she has a bit of difficulty getting out of the cloning vat, which is a little atypical. When she finally climbs out, she discovers that all six members of the ship’sContinue reading “Mur Lafferty’s SIX WAKES brings murder mystery to unkillable victims”